A piece about warnings of an impending ÒinfocalypseÓ, as tools to falsify video footage, images and the writing of real people become ever more sophisticated, and our ability to control their proliferation remains essentially non-existent.
A piece revisiting a celebrated series of documentaries about the Ganiga tribe in Papua New Guinea and their fractured interactions with Australian prospectors. The author looks at how the story has progressed in the thirty years since The New York Times said of the first instalment_Ñ_Òwatching it feels like taking an inspired crash course in economics and cultural anthropology.
This profile of Thomas Heatherwick looks at his career, and recent work on the Vessel, a huge installation in one of New York’s largest and costliest new developments. The piece is waspish enough to keep things interesting, whilst also providing an insight into the rarefied world of star designers and architects.